Category Archives: Thursday’s Child

Naïveté Power

by Peter C. Conrad A significant factor in all I have achieved was naiveté: I simply did not know any better when I left the farm and traveled to Edmonton, where I would be free to graduate high school, living … Continue reading

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Seeking Evidence

by Peter C. Conrad My father insisted that there was no reason to strive for any goal that was beyond careers that one’s parents had, as there were systemic barriers to do anything else. This fit well within his world … Continue reading

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The Ironic Teacher

By Peter C. Conrad Many elements play roles in the creation of a teacher: what kind of teacher one is and how well they do, whether they are well liked or dreaded by the students. My journey to becoming a … Continue reading

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An Evaluation

by Peter C. Conrad This was supposed to be an easier credit for my degree: there would be no final exam; how could you have a final exam in an advanced creative writing class? Instead there would be a final … Continue reading

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